Browsing Month July, 2012

Daily Mail: All aboard for a UK flagship (18/07/12)

By at July 26, 2012 | 9:44 am | 0 Comment

A majestic national flagship to represent  Britain on the world's seas is a major step closer today. In a rare show of unity, both David Cameron  and Ed Miliband have given the project their wholehearted support. The Tory and Labour party leaders hailed the  new ship as an ambassador for UK trade as well as a 'university of the seas',  providing invaluable more...

Commonwealth Flagship , Daily Mail , Press Reports UK

Telegraph: David Cameron and Ed Miliband show rare unity over UK flagship (19/07/12)

By at July 26, 2012 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

David Cameron and Opposition leader Ed Miliband have united in backing plans   for a new national flagship. Both the Prime Minister and Labour leader have backed the £80 million   replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia, which would be a seaborne   ambassador for the country. The project, which could be completed by 2016, would involve the construction   more...

Commonwealth Flagship , Other Appeals and Tributes ,

Sailing Today August 2012: Jubilee Yacht Appeal Feature

By at July 12, 2012 | 1:20 pm | 0 Comment

Our Jubilee Yacht Appeal has featured in the August 2012 edition of Sailing Today: A charity is looking to raise £60m in order to give the Queen the ultimate Jubilee gift - a new yacht. Her Majesty has not had a yacht since Britannia was decommissioned in 1997. However, a new group, the Jubilee Yacht Appeal, has vowed to raise the funds to present her Majesty with more...

Latest Jubilee News , Press Reports UK